Nigeria ends 2017 with 101,695 domain names
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country’s domain registry as at 2017, up from 76,907 names recorded in 2016. The President of NIRA, Mr Sunday Folayan, made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday.…
E.Stream partners NiRA
E.Stream Networks recently partnered the Nigerian Internet Registration Agency (NiRA) as the Official Connectivity Sponsor for the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) – 27 Meeting, which held in Lagos, to boost internet connectivity. AFRINIC- 27 meeting is an avenue for internet professionals and organisations to meet and discuss policies governing internet number resource distribution in…
Nigeria’s .ng domain name adoption hits 100,000
The adoption and use of the Country Code Top Level Domain name (ccTLD), Nigeria’s .ng, is on the upward swing, as the figure hits 100, 000.This statistic was given yesterday by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), when the management team paid a courtesy visit to Rutam House....
NiRA explains fewer ICANN accredited registrars for Nigeria
According to Folayan, NIRA’s interest is in popularizing the Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) .ng domain and not the generic domains like .com which is the purview of ICANN accredited Registrars.
NIRA board reinstates Domainking.ng to registrars' fold
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the country’s domain name Registry, has lifted the temporary ban placed on Domainking.ng following the total compliance to rules guiding the industry.
The Guardian wins two media awards
This is the second time in a row The Guardian would be recognised at the awards, which celebrate “achievements and innovations” among websites using the .ng domain name in Nigeria.
.ng records increase in adoption, hits 84,931
The adoption of Nigeria’s domain name, .ng, witnessed an increase in quarter one, with 17, 610 new registrations and renewals made, pushing the usage of the Country’s Code Top Level...
Nigeria and internet fraud
That Nigeria loses a lot of money through internet fraud is not news but the figure of over N127 billion as annual loss given by the Minister of Communications is staggering.